Lyndsey: Patient Care Manager
Lyndsey graduated from RCTC in 2005. She joined NVAC in August of 2007 as our lead Certified Veterinary Technician. Lyndsey’s favorite aspects of her job are emergency medicine, surgery, and client education. When not at the clinic, Lyndsey enjoys outdoor activities with her daughter and son, along with her dogs (Lola, Oreo and Willowa pit bull) and two cats (Jewel, a three-legged white domestic shorthair, and Popeye, a one-eyed domestic shorthair).
Jessica: Certified Veterinary Technician
Jessica is a 2005 graduate of Ridgewater College and holds an AAS. She joined the NVAC in August of 2005, and assists our doctors with laboratory analysis, radiology, dentals, patient nursing care and client education. When not at the clinic, Jessica likes gardening both inside and out, fishing, motorcycling, painting, and drawing. She shares her house with kitties Smooshy Smoosh and Penelope, bunnies Petunia and Marigold and the fish Herald.
Mitzi: Certified Veterinary Technician
Mitzi graduated from RCTC. She joined NVAC in May of 2018. Mitzi enjoys seeing all the animals and all the aspects of her job, mostly surgeries, radiology and client education. When not at the clinic, Mitzi enjoys her dog Mitzi, her cats Millie and Otis and her two new chinchillas Albert and Alice.
Carrie: Veterinary Technician
Carrie graduated from RCTC in 2008 earning her AAS in veterinary technology. She lived in North Dakota for four years and moved back home to Rochester after her daughter was born. She joined NVAC in June 2013 and enjoys all aspects of her job, mostly surgeries, nursing care, laboratory analysis & client education. When not at the clinic, Carrie enjoys spending time outdoors, camping, boating, snowmobiling, and spending time with her family and her two cats, Phoebe & Chandler.
Amy: Certified Veterinary Technician
Amy joined Northern Valley in June 2012. She graduated from the Minnesota School of Business with an AAS in veterinary technology. She enjoys assisting in surgery, client education, and laboratory analysis. Almost all of her free time is spent with her black Lab, Edie. They enjoy running, boating, and being outdoors.
Courtney: Certified Veterinary Technician
Courtney graduated from RCTC in 2018 earning an AAS in veterinary technology. She joined NVAC in 2015 working in boarding staff prior to getting her degree. She enjoys all the different kinds of patients we get to see. When not at the clinic, Courtney enjoys hiking with her dogs and spending time with her family and friends. Courtney has two dogs, Mya and Julie along with two cats, Mason & Marvin.
Lisa: Certified Veterinary Technician
Lisa obtained her AAS degree in veterinary technology from Rochester Community and Technical College in 2007 and joined NVAC in August 2008. Lisa assists our veterinarians with surgical procedures, laboratory analysis, radiology, and nursing techniques. She is also enrolled in college in the process of obtaining a BS degree in environmental science. When not at the clinic, Lisa enjoys being outdoors, hunting, fishing, and being entertained by her cat, Cheeba; German shorthair pointer, Blazer; border collie, Patch; and a pair of chinchillas, Neo and Kiki.
Ashley: Veterinary Technician
Ashley joined Northern Valley in June 2013 after newly graduating with her AAS degree from Rochester Community and Technical College. Her favorite parts of the job are greeting clients, assisting in radiology, and prepping surgical patients. When not at the clinic, Ashley enjoys reading, biking, playing with her pets, and watching movies. Ashley has two pets of her own Kahlua (a pitbull-lab mix) and a kitty named Moonshine.
Katie: Veterinary Technician
Katie finished up her AAS in Veterinary Technology while also earning a bachelors in Animal Science. She joined NVAC in August of 2020. She loves seeing the different animals but especially the new puppies and kittens. When not at the clinic, Katie enjoys watching Disney Plus and Hulu and listening to musicals while hanging out with her animals. Katie has two dogs Teddy and Kado along with two rescue cats, Freya and Ivory.
Cy: Veterinary Technician
Cy finished his AAS in Veterinary Technology at RCTC. He joined NVAC in April of 2021. He loves being able to make a difference in the lives of the patients and how great the rest of the staff are. When not at the clinic, Cy enjoys gardening, house plants, cooking, crafting, fishing, camping and enjoying wildlife. Cy has 4 hermit crabs (Diego, Buzz, Sid and Sasha), a freshwater fish tank but keeping an eye out for fur-babies to fill his future home.
Danielle: Veterinary Assistant
Danielle joined NVAC in 2020. Since joining the team, she now knows that working with animals is the career she wants. She enjoys all the different animals that come in and being able to take care of them every day. When not at the clinic, Danielle loves to hang out with family and friends.
Kim: Patient/Office Coordinator
Kim became one of our patient/client coordinators in October 2000. She takes care of accounting, customer care, appointment scheduling, and triaging phone calls. When not at the clinic, Kim enjoys riding motorcycles, spending time with her husband, and snuggling with their two dogs, Chevy and Nova.
Beth: Patient/Office Coordinator
Beth earned her AAS in Animal Health from the UMW. She joined NVAC in 1999 as a groomer, vet tech and front office until she took a 15-year sabbatical and is now happy to be back on the team. She enjoys getting to spend time with all of the pets as well as the circle of great people at the clinic. When not at the clinic, Beth enjoys motorcycle rides with her husband, driving her Jeep and photography. Beth has six household cats Bubba, Linda, Patricia, Phoebe, Tank and Tom and several outdoor cats on the acreage.
Alissa has over 20 years of experience in the pet industry and grooming. She joined NVAC in January of 2007. She likes working here with a supportive staff and professional environment. When not at the clinic, Alissa raises and shows rabbits and is a licensed judge. She also continues to educate herself in grooming. Alissa has two Australian Shepherds, Linc and Rori, a Doodle named Mario, two cats named Lou and Clara and an African Grey named Grey Bird.
Liz: Clinical Assistant
Liz started with NVAC in January of 2014. She enjoys being around the animals and is happy to be part of the clinic that works to keep pets happy and healthy. When not at the clinic, Liz likes to read, spend time outside when its warm and gardening. She has a Basset Hound named Lola.